Lobstermen help rescue fisherman who fell from cliffs in York

A boat crew pulling lobster traps off the coast of York on Monday rescued a fisherman who had fallen from a cliff and was clinging to a buoy. The man, who has not been publicly identified, was fishing from Bald Head Cliff with another person around 8 a.m. when he slipped and fell into the water. As rescue crews raced to the scene, his companion called for help and told dispatchers that the man was trying to swim to a nearby lobster buoy. The fire department contacted a nearby lobster boat using marine radio channels and the boat was able to get to the man before rescue crews. The crew aboard the boat pulled the man aboard and brought him to an Ogunquit rescue boat. The quick response by the crew on the lobster boat – identified by officials as Mystery, based out of Perkins Cove – saved the man from becoming hypothermic or drowning, according to the fire department.>>click to read<<  18:02

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